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CFP: Perspectives on African American Literature (7/31/04; collection)

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Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Harry Olufunwa

After some three centuries of recognised existence, the time is ripe to take a comprehensive look at the nature of African American literature. From being one aspect of the residual tradition of enslaved Africans to the distinguished corpus of literary works that are available today, it can be said that the literature has come a long way from its humble origins. Barriers peculiar to African Americans, especially racial prejudice, have been largely overcome, and a literary tradition worthy of its greatest exponents has come into being. What has been the driving force of this literature? What are the themes and motifs that shape it?

CFP: Multiple Children's Lit & Studies Calls (various; journal issues)

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Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites submissions to all columns and sections for
the following special issues:

Displaced Children (publication date April 2005; deadline for
submissions 1 October 2004)

Japanese Children's Literature and Culture (publication date April
2006; deadline for submissions 1 October 2005).

_The Looking Glass_ also invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topics to be highlighted in Alice's Academy, its scholarly
refereed section:

International Children's Mysteries (publication date January 2005;
submission deadline 1 September 2004)

Magic Realism in Children's Literature (publication date January
2006; submission deadline 1 September 2005).

CFP: Multiple Children's Lit & Studies Calls (various; journal issues)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites submissions to all columns and sections for
the following special issues:

Displaced Children (publication date April 2005; deadline for
submissions 1 October 2004)

Japanese Children's Literature and Culture (publication date April
2006; deadline for submissions 1 October 2005).

_The Looking Glass_ also invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topics to be highlighted in Alice's Academy, its scholarly
refereed section:

International Children's Mysteries (publication date January 2005;
submission deadline 1 September 2004)

Magic Realism in Children's Literature (publication date January
2006; submission deadline 1 September 2005).

CFP: Current Affairs: The Life and Death of Development (5/20/04; journal issue)

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Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Colin Wright

Situation Analysis: A Forum for Critical Thought & International Current Affairs.
Issue 4 - "The Life and Death of Development"
Deadline for Submission: 20th May 2004

Situation Analysis is a peer-reviewed journal which appears on-line and in a hard-copy format, and currently reaches approximately 3,000 academics, activists and interested parties around the world.

CFP: MTV and Philosophy (5/30/04; collection)

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Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Epiphanie Bloom

Do the philosophical implications of MTV really get you going?

If so, you are invited to submit an abstract for a collection of essays on
'MTV and Philosophy'. I seek to obtain the permission of Open Court Books in
publishing the result as part of their trendy Popular Culture and Philosophy
series. The series has spawned six successful volumes since its 2001 debut
with 'Seinfeld and Philosophy', including the best-selling 'The Matrix and
Philosophy', and is noted for revitalising philosophical narratives through
its celebration of pop culture as worthy of in-depth analysis.

CFP: MTV and Philosophy (5/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Epiphanie Bloom

Do the philosophical implications of MTV really get you going?

If so, you are invited to submit an abstract for a collection of essays on
'MTV and Philosophy'. I seek to obtain the permission of Open Court Books in
publishing the result as part of their trendy Popular Culture and Philosophy
series. The series has spawned six successful volumes since its 2001 debut
with 'Seinfeld and Philosophy', including the best-selling 'The Matrix and
Philosophy', and is noted for revitalising philosophical narratives through
its celebration of pop culture as worthy of in-depth analysis.

CFP: MTV and Philosophy (5/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Epiphanie Bloom

Do the philosophical implications of MTV really get you going?

If so, you are invited to submit an abstract for a collection of essays on
'MTV and Philosophy'. I seek to obtain the permission of Open Court Books in
publishing the result as part of their trendy Popular Culture and Philosophy
series. The series has spawned six successful volumes since its 2001 debut
with 'Seinfeld and Philosophy', including the best-selling 'The Matrix and
Philosophy', and is noted for revitalising philosophical narratives through
its celebration of pop culture as worthy of in-depth analysis.

CFP: Postcolonial Food (4/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
pcs_at_netspace.net.au

Postcolonial Studies Journal: Special Issue: "Postcolonial Food"

Postcolonial Studies is calling for contributions on the topic
of 'Postcolonial Food'. An early reviewer of Claudia Roden's 1968 A Book of
Middle Eastern Food, described the text as 'a work of cultural anthropology'.
The quote is a little misleading: for Roden not only describes a set of
foreign culinary practices, she gives recipes for their recreation. Imagine of
Postcolonial Studies saw that as its mission. We have devoted a great deal of
time to the critique of representation, but rather less to the possibility of
intercultural communication, not to mention learning.

CFP: Postcolonial Food (4/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
pcs_at_netspace.net.au

Postcolonial Studies Journal: Special Issue: "Postcolonial Food"

Postcolonial Studies is calling for contributions on the topic
of 'Postcolonial Food'. An early reviewer of Claudia Roden's 1968 A Book of
Middle Eastern Food, described the text as 'a work of cultural anthropology'.
The quote is a little misleading: for Roden not only describes a set of
foreign culinary practices, she gives recipes for their recreation. Imagine of
Postcolonial Studies saw that as its mission. We have devoted a great deal of
time to the critique of representation, but rather less to the possibility of
intercultural communication, not to mention learning.

CFP: Literature of the Pacific (6/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
R. Weaver-Hightower

Call For Papers—Please Forward

We call for papers for a proposed edited
collection on the topics of literature and
authority—governmental, legal, rhetorical,
anthropological--in the Pacific, including
Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the
Philippines, Malaysia, other Pacific Island
nations and Hawai'i. Successful essays will
address one or more Pacific writers and/or texts,
including both indigenous and "white" writers,
and will address either how the
interrelationships of politics and culture
affects writers, readers, and literature or how
literatures (traditional and non-traditional)
reflect themes of the relationship of history,
authority, and cultural self-expression.

CFP: Literature of the Pacific (6/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
R. Weaver-Hightower

Call For Papers—Please Forward

We call for papers for a proposed edited
collection on the topics of literature and
authority—governmental, legal, rhetorical,
anthropological--in the Pacific, including
Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the
Philippines, Malaysia, other Pacific Island
nations and Hawai'i. Successful essays will
address one or more Pacific writers and/or texts,
including both indigenous and "white" writers,
and will address either how the
interrelationships of politics and culture
affects writers, readers, and literature or how
literatures (traditional and non-traditional)
reflect themes of the relationship of history,
authority, and cultural self-expression.

CFP: Literature of the Pacific (6/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
R. Weaver-Hightower

Call For Papers—Please Forward

We call for papers for a proposed edited
collection on the topics of literature and
authority—governmental, legal, rhetorical,
anthropological--in the Pacific, including
Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the
Philippines, Malaysia, other Pacific Island
nations and Hawai'i. Successful essays will
address one or more Pacific writers and/or texts,
including both indigenous and "white" writers,
and will address either how the
interrelationships of politics and culture
affects writers, readers, and literature or how
literatures (traditional and non-traditional)
reflect themes of the relationship of history,
authority, and cultural self-expression.

UPDATE: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (various; collection)

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Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
annhawkins

UPDATE...

A number of potential contributors have requested time past the=20
original deadline to submit an abstract to the "Teaching Bibliography=20
and Book History" collection. Therefore, it only seems fair to offer=20
the same opportunity to others as well.

If you were interested in submitting a proposal but missed the deadline=20=

due to other obligations, please contact me and we'll set up a new=20
deadline.

Thanks to all those who submitted proposals--I will be sending those=20
along to the editorial board in the next week.

I've appended the original call below my signature.

Ann Hawkins

UPDATE: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (various; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
annhawkins

UPDATE...

A number of potential contributors have requested time past the=20
original deadline to submit an abstract to the "Teaching Bibliography=20
and Book History" collection. Therefore, it only seems fair to offer=20
the same opportunity to others as well.

If you were interested in submitting a proposal but missed the deadline=20=

due to other obligations, please contact me and we'll set up a new=20
deadline.

Thanks to all those who submitted proposals--I will be sending those=20
along to the editorial board in the next week.

I've appended the original call below my signature.

Ann Hawkins

CFP: British Short Story (no deadline noted; edited book)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
Andrew Maunder

Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story & Short Fiction

Contributors are sought for the above book (due for publication in early
2006) which aims to analyse the genre, covering the early nineteenth
century to the present:

Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of short stories and novellas
Literary themes and terms
Historical events that have influenced short story writers.

CFP: British Short Story (no deadline noted; edited book)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
Andrew Maunder

Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story & Short Fiction

Contributors are sought for the above book (due for publication in early
2006) which aims to analyse the genre, covering the early nineteenth
century to the present:

Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of short stories and novellas
Literary themes and terms
Historical events that have influenced short story writers.

CFP: British Short Story (no deadline noted; edited book)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
Andrew Maunder

Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story & Short Fiction

Contributors are sought for the above book (due for publication in early
2006) which aims to analyse the genre, covering the early nineteenth
century to the present:

Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of short stories and novellas
Literary themes and terms
Historical events that have influenced short story writers.

CFP: Social Semiotics (journal)

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Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Terry Threadgold

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Social Semiotics is a refereed journal and has been published continuously for
14 years. The journal invites work that explores relationships between Culture,
Meanings and Practices in a broad range of contexts. We invite contributions
from anyone who feels at home in the transdisciplinary conjunction which the
journal represents. We would be interested in papers which deal especially (but
not exclusively) with the following topics:

- asylum seekers
- cultural geography
- space and identity
- risk and communication
- surveillance

Papers should be 5-7 000 words in length and referenced in the Chicago Style.

CFP: Social Semiotics (journal)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Terry Threadgold

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Social Semiotics is a refereed journal and has been published continuously for
14 years. The journal invites work that explores relationships between Culture,
Meanings and Practices in a broad range of contexts. We invite contributions
from anyone who feels at home in the transdisciplinary conjunction which the
journal represents. We would be interested in papers which deal especially (but
not exclusively) with the following topics:

- asylum seekers
- cultural geography
- space and identity
- risk and communication
- surveillance

Papers should be 5-7 000 words in length and referenced in the Chicago Style.

CFP: Ecocriticism and the Practice of Reading (11/1/04; journal issue)

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Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Long, Mark

Call for Papers

READER: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism and Pedagogy seeks submissions of essays for a special issue, "Ecocriticism and the Practice of Reading." We are interested in essays that explore and reflect upon reading-oriented theory and practical applications in composition and literary studies. What is the relationship between reading and ecological thinking? How does the practice of critical reading enrich the study of social and biological interrelationships? What pedagogical strategies for reading, interpreting, and analyzing texts (in and outside the classroom) contribute to the fundamental questions in reader-oriented theory, criticism and pedagogy. Why do we read? What do we read? How do we read?

CFP: Storm Jameson (5/15/04; collection)

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Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
cbrigant_at_carleton.edu

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON STORM JAMESON

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays on Storm Jameson.
The deadline for 500-word abstracts is 15th May 2004.
It is intended that the volume should explore each of
the genres within which Jameson worked (novels, plays,
short stories, and literary criticism). I am particularly interested
in receiving contributions that address Jameson's fiction and literary
criticism after the 1930s and that consider the relationship of her work to that
of other women writers of her generation (Naomi Mitchison, Rose Macaulay, Sylvia
Townsend Warner, Rebecca West and others)

CFP: Interview Forum: Cultural Studies, Ethnography, and Anthropology (9/1/04; e-journal)

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Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
pbenson_at_fas.harvard.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

IF: InterView Forum, the new, peer-reviewed online journal of OSEA (Open
School of Ethnography and Anthropology).

IF publishes firsthand materials from ethnographic fieldwork, as well as
hyperlinks to commentaries and provocations from reviewers and readers. IF
publishes materials that contribute to specific research areas and provoke
conceptual issues in cultural anthropology and cultural studies.

Documents suitable for submission are interviews, stories, life histories,
forums, focus groups, taped encounters or interactions, photography, audio
or video footage, and other forms of sustained discourse derived from
original fieldwork, understood in an expanded sense.

CFP: Wizards in Western Culture (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Michael Torregrossa

>> Call for Contributors <<

MASTERS OF MAGIC: ESSAYS ON WIZARDS IN WESTERN CULTURE
Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2004

In J. R. R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS, the Hobbits are warned, "Do not
meddle in the affairs of wizards"; yet, few readers today, in a time when
the wizard features so prominently in both popular culture and scholarship,
would choose to follow this admonition. Accepting this as a given, proposals
are now being accepted for an essay collection co-edited by Charlotte A. T.
Wulf and Michael A. Torregrossa and investigating the figure of the wizard
in Western culture.

CFP: Wizards in Western Culture (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Michael Torregrossa

>> Call for Contributors <<

MASTERS OF MAGIC: ESSAYS ON WIZARDS IN WESTERN CULTURE
Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2004

In J. R. R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS, the Hobbits are warned, "Do not
meddle in the affairs of wizards"; yet, few readers today, in a time when
the wizard features so prominently in both popular culture and scholarship,
would choose to follow this admonition. Accepting this as a given, proposals
are now being accepted for an essay collection co-edited by Charlotte A. T.
Wulf and Michael A. Torregrossa and investigating the figure of the wizard
in Western culture.

CFP: Literature Compass: Victorian Literature (website)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Bowling Kivmars

Call For Papers: Victorian Literature

Literature Compass is seeking papers on all topics in the study of Victorian literature.

Literature Compass (www.literature-compass.com), a new online resource from Blackwell Publishing, surveys new trends and developments in literary study. We publish original survey articles on new and important directions in criticism and theory (as well as a range of useful reference resources).

CFP: Literature Compass: Victorian Literature (website)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Bowling Kivmars

Call For Papers: Victorian Literature

Literature Compass is seeking papers on all topics in the study of Victorian literature.

Literature Compass (www.literature-compass.com), a new online resource from Blackwell Publishing, surveys new trends and developments in literary study. We publish original survey articles on new and important directions in criticism and theory (as well as a range of useful reference resources).

CFP: Wizards in Western Culture (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Michael Torregrossa

>> Call for Contributors <<

MASTERS OF MAGIC: ESSAYS ON WIZARDS IN WESTERN CULTURE
Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2004

In J. R. R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS, the Hobbits are warned, "Do not
meddle in the affairs of wizards"; yet, few readers today, in a time when
the wizard features so prominently in both popular culture and scholarship,
would choose to follow this admonition. Accepting this as a given, proposals
are now being accepted for an essay collection co-edited by Charlotte A. T.
Wulf and Michael A. Torregrossa and investigating the figure of the wizard
in Western culture.

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